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Old 07-11-2007, 03:06 PM   #15
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Oh for heaven's sake no! Lainey... as long as you can do all that and still drop a can of beer off to me in my favorite easy chair on your way past the fridge from the toolbox to the repair, I'm all for it! Right, Ches?

JUST KIDDING!!!!

Yes, Gina... I'm on my way to my room now...

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Old 07-11-2007, 03:27 PM   #16
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... lack of a garage full of high powered tools.. (I have a situation right now where I have to hire out a simple job because I can't turn some large screws.. if I had an impact wrench, it would be done by now).. but.. that can happen to anyone, regardless of gender.
There are two more approaches to this particular issue (in addition to hiring someone), besides the obvious and impractical purchase of all those expensive tools:
  • [b]rent - it seems crazy to pay $20 to rent an electric impact wrench for two seconds of turning one bolt, but I did it once because it was still cheaper and easier than having someone else do the entire job which hinged on loosening that one bolt
  • [b]buy cheap tools - an air compressor and professional quality impact wrench are hundreds of dollars; a good electric impact is $300, but a cheap electric impact is less than $50 - even if it only lasts a few uses, if you only need it for a few uses it can make sense; if you don't want it cluttering up your garage, give it away...
As for the gender thing... I have yet to meet a sexist machine: the job doesn't care about age, gender, or anything else. Most mechanical work on the scale of our trailers doesn't take brute strength or surgeon-like dexterity, so it can be managed if you are willing to learn and to spend the time and effort
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Old 07-11-2007, 03:27 PM   #17
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One thing that I have leaarned is that when you are looking for a speciality item like a fiberglass camper, you have to be ready to act fast. If you don't, the next guy will. With your skills you should be able to look past some of the cosmetic items and concentrate on the more important items like appliances and safry items.
You should be able to check those on the first look at the camper. From there you need to have a figure in your mind of what you are willing to pay. If everything lines up, Buy the trailer. If not, walk away.
Sorry you missed that one but another one will come along so be sure you are ready.
Meanwhile if you could drop off one of those cold beers I will be in my room all ready. Just leave it by the door.

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Old 07-11-2007, 04:49 PM   #18
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Oh for heaven's sake no! Lainey... as long as you can do all that and still drop a can of beer off to me in my favorite easy chair on your way past the fridge from the toolbox to the repair, I'm all for it! Right, Ches?

JUST KIDDING!!!!

Yes, Gina... I'm on my way to my room now...

Roger
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Old 07-11-2007, 05:14 PM   #19
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One thing that I have leaarned is that when you are looking for a speciality item like a fiberglass camper, you have to be ready to act fast. If you don't, the next guy will. With your skills you should be able to look past some of the cosmetic items and concentrate on the more important items like appliances and safry items.
You should be able to check those on the first look at the camper. From there you need to have a figure in your mind of what you are willing to pay. If everything lines up, Buy the trailer. If not, walk away.
Sorry you missed that one but another one will come along so be sure you are ready.
Meanwhile if you could drop off one of those cold beers I will be in my room all ready. Just leave it by the door.

Ron
Good advice, your are eggxactly right.

Should have just bought it right away. (I'm going to tell myself there must have been something wrong with it and I've been saved from the headache)
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Unit looks pretty good to me.I think bunk bed can be reinforced.Both bed could be made as beds all the time.That would leave front dinete as dinete.
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Roger and Ches..

I will send one of my Cabana boys over to your rooms with the beer.

Real women delegate..

and well...
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Roger and Ches..

I will send one of my Cabana boys over to your rooms with the beer.

Real women delegate..

and well...
Make mine non alcohol beer..O'Douls in the brown bottle is nice.
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